Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA718] DSA-718-2 ethereal


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA718] DSA-718-2 ethereal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-718-2 ethereal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


This version lists the correct packages in the packages
section. 
]
A buffer overflow has been detected in the IAPP dissector of Ethereal,
a commonly used network traffic analyser. A remote attacker may be
able to overflow a buffer using a specially crafted packet. More
problems have been discovered which don't apply to the version in
woody but are fixed in sid as well.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.4-1woody12.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.10.10-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ethereal packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-718
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Crucial 8GB kit 4X 2GB 2RX8 PC2-5300S DDR2 667Mhz SODIMM RAM Laptop Memory 5300
$16.99
Crucial 8GB kit 4X 2GB 2RX8 PC2-5300S DDR2 667Mhz SODIMM RAM Laptop Memory 5300 pictureAneew Metal Pendrive 32GB U Disk Dog Tag Necklace USB Flash Drive Memory
$17.82
Aneew Metal Pendrive 32GB U Disk Dog Tag Necklace USB Flash Drive Memory pictureAneew 32GB Cartoon Sloth Animal USB Flash Drive Memory Thumb Stick Pendrive U
$16.54
Aneew 32GB Cartoon Sloth Animal USB Flash Drive Memory Thumb Stick Pendrive U pictureKOOTION 10PCS 16GB USB2.0 Flash Drive Memory Stick Flash Drive -10 Pack- 5 Blue,
$64.96
KOOTION 10PCS 16GB USB2.0 Flash Drive Memory Stick Flash Drive -10 Pack- 5 Blue, picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.